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WSBT-TVSOUTH BEND – Many questions are surrounding the pope's sudden resignation. It's something that hasn't happened in our lifetime. So what will a new pope mean for the Catholic Church? Our experts said once a new pope is elected, they don't...
Despite deteriorating health, Bishop Emeritus John M. DArcy preached the word of God right up to the end. During a mass held last week by the Most Rev. Kevin C. Rhoades at DArcy's Fort Wayne home, DArcy -- confined to a wheelchair -- began preaching...
FARMINGTON, Mich. (AP) — Church officials say an 83-year-old retired suburban Detroit priest has been placed on leave and restricted from public ministry following allegations of sexual misconduct involving minors. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of...
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A landmark priest-abuse trial in Philadelphia set to start Monday is likely to unveil some of the operations of the Roman Catholic archdiocese and detail how child sexual abuse complaints were buried for decades as the priests...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND — In the wake of the Penn State scandal, University of Notre Dame President the Rev. John I. Jenkins recently sent an e-mail to students and employees reminding them of their obligation to report cases of suspected abuse and other...
They followed their parents to remote regions of the world to preach the Gospel. But in recent years, dozens of adults, known in evangelical Christian circles as "MKs," or missionary kids, have come forward to report decades-old abuse at the hands of...
ReutersJun 14 (TheWrap.com) - Oscar-nominated actor Matt Damon is being sought to star in Tom McCarthy's untitled movie about the Boston Globe's Pulitzer Prize-winning reportage on the Catholic Church's sex abuse scandal, numerous individuals close to the...
Every time I drive between Baltimore and Washington and come upon those big, spooky National Security Agency buildings in Fort Meade, I have cinematic thoughts about what goes on inside. I imagine the best and brightest of surveillance nerds spying on...
When director Alex Gibney began work on his documentary "We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks," he thought he would be telling the story of a charismatic, silver-haired free speech advocate named Julian Assange, who had exposed dark corners of...
The Roman Catholic religious order that runs Brother Rice High School in Chicago and St. Laurence High School in Burbank didn't want Brother Edward Chrysostom Courtney in Chicago any longer. So in the early 1970s, the Irish Christian Brothers shipped...
Tribune reporterInternal church records released Tuesday show that Chicago Jesuits consciously concealed the crimes of convicted sex offender Donald McGuire for more than 40 years as the prominent Roman Catholic priest continued to sexually abuse dozens of children...
A former parishioner at St. Matthew Catholic Church in Schaumburg sued an ex-Roman Catholic priest and the Archdiocese of Chicago in Cook County Circuit Court on Thursday, accusing the former church leader of sexual abuse. According to the complaint,...
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